Information about Charnwood

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age
Charnwood Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Charnwood is 183,970 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Charnwood is 92,040, and the female population is 91,931. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 143,345, followed by Indian, with a total of 15,735. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (76,327), followed by No religion (74,902), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (39,071), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (23,883). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Charnwood area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (51,328), while 33,837 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 49,884 adults have Level 3 education, while 18,970 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Charnwood area are

  • Professional occupations (17495)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11622), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (11078)


The average age of people living in Charnwood is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (29788), Below 14 (28945), and Between 45 to 54 (23308). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Charnwood has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (29,491) followed by Full-time students (20,994), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,783). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Charnwood over the years

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Postcodes in Charnwood

The postcode district LE are associated with the Charnwood, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Charnwood has a total of 3772 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Charnwood


Barrow and Sileby West

Birstall Wanlip

Birstall Watermead

East Goscote

Forest Bradgate

Loughborough Ashby

Loughborough Dishley and Hathern

Loughborough Garendon

Loughborough Hastings

Loughborough Lemyngton

Loughborough Nanpantan

Loughborough Outwoods

Loughborough Shelthorpe

Loughborough Southfields

Loughborough Storer



Quorn and Mountsorrel Castle

Rothley and Thurcaston

Shepshed East

Shepshed West


Syston East

Syston West

The Wolds


Wreake Villages

RegionEast Midlands